Amazon reported to be starting grocery chain

Amazon is making plans to open grocery stores in several major U.S. cities, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Quoting unnamed sources, the Wall Street Journal states the Seattle-based giant plans to open its first grocery store in Los Angeles as early as the end of the year.

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The new stores would be different from Whole Foods Market, which Amazon acquired in 2017.

Amazon, which was built on online sales, has been moving more into the brick-and-mortar world and also has been testing out cashierless stores with automated checkouts.

It is not clear if these new grocery stores would be cashierless.

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